April 12th at Osborn MetroPark! Event starts at 2pm at Shelter 3.
Join Vacationland Federal Credit Union and Erie MetroParks for one of the most exciting Easter Egg Hunts in the area! There will be over 2,000 eggs, live bunnies, crafts, and prizes! Dollar Dog will be onsite so bring your camera!
Ages 5-10 will hunt first
Ages 1-4 will follow at 2:30pm
Don't be late! The eggs go fast!
Join us at Osborn MetroPark on April 27st 2014 from 11-4pm to celebrate Earth Day!
In honor of Earth Day, Erie County Solid Waste Management District, Erie MetroParks, Erie County Soil and Water Conservation District, Erie County Health Department, Farm Credit Bureau and Old Woman Creek, etc. are sponsoring an Earth Day Extravaganza, including local government, non-profit and community organizations' informative displays and more!
Ongoing activities at Earth Day Extravaganza include:
Download a map of the event!
In a joint partnership between Erie County Health Department, Erie MetroParks, and City of Sandusky Recreation Department, the Walk with a Doc program is back and continuing to grow! Join a local doctor and your friends on various Mondays throughout the spring and summer. This collaborative effort began to encourage healthier choices within our community.
2014 Walk with a Doc Program Official Brochure!
Walk with a Doc highlights for 2014:
The Friends of Erie MetroParks are sponsoring the 2nd annual Run the Rock 5k trail run/walk to be held at Castalia Quarry MetroPark. The race will take place on Sunday, June 1st at 9:00am. Registration opens at 8:00am near the Quarry restrooms.
May 19th or before: $15, receive a shirt
May 19th to day of race: $15, no shirt
Check back soon for the registration form.
Find out more about Castalia Quarry MetroPark!
The Mud Run everyone is talking about is coming back to Erie MetroParks! July, 12th 2014, step foot in the mud, complete obstacles, dodge zombies and run this 5K as if it were your last! Space is limited.
Register Online: www.lakeeeriezombiemudrun.com
September 7th at 2:30pm at Edison Woods MetroPark
Join the Friends of Erie MetroParks for this one day event! Enjoy guided hikes of various lengths, snacks, music, outdoor activities and more! Go Take a Hike is an annual event, happening in early September.
Originally, this festival began with a tractor show sponsored by Firelands Pioneer Power Association. A few years later, Erie MetroParks partnered with Firelands Pioneer Power to develop a fall festival for the local community. Now, Harvest Happenings Community Fall Festival is an annual two day event held on the first weekend in October. Join us on October 4th and 5th this year from 11am-5pm!
Sponsors of Harvest Happenings include:
This festival continues to grow and draws thousands with activities including:
In addition to ongoing activities, Harvest Happenings also features: